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[Barbara McCampbell and her two children standing in a yard holding hands]

Description: Photograph of Barbara McCampbell and her two children standing in a yard. A large tree is behind them. Mrs. McCampbell is wearing a white, cap sleeve shirt with a long striped skirt. Her daughter, on her left, is wearing a white dress. Her son, on her right, is wearing a white shirt and dark shorts. His face is resting against Mrs. McCampbell's right arm.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Fred, Jr. Age 1 year]

Description: Photograph of Fred, Jr. Age 1 yr. Possibly the son of Barbara McCampbell. He is sitting on the floor facing the right holding a dark, textured stuffed dog. He is wearing a white button up shirt with dark shorts overalls. He has white socks on. Mounted on a cardboard substrate and enclosed in an ivory, cardboard folder. On photo, bottom right, photographer's mark: "gittings". On matte, bottom right, handwritten: "To Mr. & Mrs. George From Fred, Jr. Age 1 yr."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mary Cole and her husband peering through the driver's window of a car]

Description: Photograph of Mary Cole and her husband peering through the driver's window of a car. There is a ribbon tied to the door handle. Mary Cole is wearing a white dress, probably her wedding dress. Mary Cole is wearing pearl earrings and a pearl necklace. She has her left arm with a corsage around her wrist around the neck of her husband. Her husband is wearing a civilian military uniform and is waving to the camera with his right hand.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[George School, one story, white wooden building]

Description: Photograph (copy of an original) of the George School building. The one story, white wooden building has four white columns supporting the front porch. Brick chimney to the left of the front porch. A wing at the back of the building gives an "L" shape to the school building. The building is bordered by shrubbery. Written in white in bottom right corner of photo: "Hamilton - Wharton".
Date: 1937 - 1939
Item Type: Photograph

[Ten men in uniform, mounted on dark horses]

Description: Postcard of ten men in uniform mounted on dark horses. There are fifteen horses in the picture; eight harnessed to two separate buggies. Two men on horses are in the foreground of the other eight, who are lined up in a row. There are two trees in the far left of the postcard. There is a white "East National Bank" building in the background and a smaller building in the far right center of the picture. On the back of the postcard: "10/15/17 (at top) Oct 16 2 PM (post office stamp) 1 cent stamp" Addressed to "Mr and Mrs APGeorge Richmond, Texas" Other writing is on back, but illegible due to the back of the postcard's attachment to the back of another postcard.
Date: October 15, 1917
Item Type: Postcard

["Baptist Church, Richmond, Texas"]

Description: Postcard image of the "Baptist Church, Richmond, Texas" as written in black text near bottom right corner of postcard. Also written in blue ink on bottom "1939". The stucco church has vine covered exterior near north west side with large turret near northeast side just below arched doorway. Two story wooden white building in left background. The postcard has a silver border. Written on back in black text: "Clear View Post Card For Correspondence. MFD. By Wayne Paper Box & Prtg. Corp., Fort Wayne, Ind. Place Stamp Here".
Date: 1939
Item Type: Postcard

["JayBird Monument, Richmond, Texas"]

Description: Postcard image of the "JayBird Monument, Richmond, Texas" as written in black near bottom left corner of postcard. The free standing cement monument is tall and pointed with an image of a bird at top. The monument has a white iron fence surrounding it. Large Trees to right and left of monument. Two story white stucco building on right, railroad on left with buildings in distance.
Date: 1935 - 1940
Item Type: Postcard

[A tree in George Ranch yard covered with snow]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house yard covered with snow. The photo was taken from the driveway that leads to the house and garage. The garage is the white wooden building on far right of photo. A car is parked outside of the sliding door. Fence line on left; tree in foreground near fence; trees in distance. "11" written in pencil on back.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of the George Ranch house and yard]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house and yard. The ranch house is a white wooden, two story house. Both top and bottom porches of the house are screened and no shutters adorn the windows in this photo. A white picket fence encloses the house yard. Tall trees obscure the left portion of the house. The cistern house on the left side of the main house is painted white and has a weather vane at top. The garage is partially visible between the trees on far left. Wire fence extends from left corner of photo and around front of house. Written on back of photo in pencil: "1".
Date: 1940 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Fence next to the snow covered George Ranch house and yard]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house and yard. The photo was taken near the front driveway (not seen) of the front pasture covered in snow (fence posts and wire in foreground). The two story white wooden ranch house is on the left side of the photograph with the ranch bars on the left. There are wagons and tractors parked outside of the barns. .001 has "9" written in pencil on back. .002 is an 8 x 10 enlargement of .001.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph

[Snow covering the George Ranch house and yard]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house and yard with snow covering the pasture and grounds. The photograph was taken from the front pasture with the tree-lined driveway on the left. The white wooden two story house is in the center background with ranch barns on far right. Written in pencil on back of photo: "1".
Date: 1940 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Snow covering the road beside the George Ranch house and yard]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house and yard with the grounds covered in snow. The photograph was taken from the left side of the tree lined front driveway. White fence posts are seen on the other side of driveway where they form the front pasture. The ranch house, near left center, is a white wooden two story house. The garage, at the end of the driveway can be seen are far left of photo (near the tree trunk in foreground). Ranch barns on left with tractors, and wagons outside of the barns. .002 image is an 8 x 10 enlargement of .001. It has an "F" written in blue ink on back. .002 has "10" written in pencil on back.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph

[Fence next to the snow covered George Ranch house and yard]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house and yard. The photo was taken near the front driveway (not seen) of the front pasture covered in snow (fence posts and wire in foreground). The two story white wooden ranch house is on the left side of the photograph with the ranch bars on the left. There are wagons and tractors parked outside of the barns. .001 has "9" written in pencil on back. .002 is an 8 x 10 enlargement of .001.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mamie Davis George sitting on a sofa]

Description: Photograph of Mamie Davis George sitting on a sofa having tea with an unidentified woman. The two are each holding a cup and saucer as they sit on a floral upholstered sofa. There is a vase with floral arrangement directly behind them. The women are both wearing eyeglasses and they are facing each other. Mamie is wearing a dark dress with a leaf brooch near her left collar. The other woman is wearing a plaid short sleeved dress with two dark colored buttons and a belt of the same color. Stamped on the back of the photo in black: "Robinson-". The photograph has scalloped edging.
Date: 1945 - 1965
Item Type: Photograph

[Mamie George wearing glasses and a black dress]

Description: Bust photograph of Mamie George. She is wearing a black dress that buttons down the middle, and has a ribbon-like collar. She is wearing dark glasses and her gray hair is parted on the left side and pulled back into a low bun. She is looking off to her right. The edges of the photograph are scalloped. On the lower, right hand corner of the photo, the photographer's mark: "Robinson copyrighted" Photo is attached to an ivory, cardboard substrate. Enclosed in an ivory, cardboard folder.
Date: 1955 - 1971
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mamie Davis George seated on a sofa with an unidentified woman]

Description: Photograph of Mamie Davis George seated on a sofa with an unidentified woman. George, who is seated to the left of the floral print sofa, is wearing wire rimmed glasses and has her graying hair pulled back into a bun at the nape of her neck. George is wearing a dark long sleeved dress with a leaf shaped brooch on the left side. The woman sitting on right is wearing a plaid print dress with two darker colored buttons below the v- necked collar and same colored belt at waist. She has graying hair and glasses. She is holding a cup in her right hand. There is a vase, seen between the two women, with floral arrangement on a table behind the sofa. There is a table with coffee/tea items on top of it. Back of photo is stamped "Robinson-". Photograph edges are intricately cut.
Date: 1945 - 1965
Item Type: Photograph

[Mamie Davis George seated on a floral print sofa]

Description: Color Photograph of Mamie Davis George. Mamie is seated on a floral print sofa. George has her gray hair pulled back into a bun and she is wearing wire rimmed glasses. She is wearing a dark black dress with black shoes. There is a round wooden table with a floral arrangement. To the right of the photograph is a table with a lamp and various other glass items. Above the lamp is a painting of a boy fishing.
Date: 1960 - 1965
Item Type: Photograph